You can manage port group settings to configure traffic management, enhance networking security, and enhance performance. By using the
VMware Host Client, you can add and remove port groups. You can also examine port group information and edit port group settings, such as NIC teaming and traffic shaping.
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View Port Group Information in the VMware Host Client In the VMware Host Client, you can view information about port group configuration, network details, virtual switch topology, NIC teaming policy, offload policy, and security policy.
Add a Virtual Switch Port Group in the VMware Host Client You can add a port group to a virtual switch in the VMware Host Client. Port groups provide networking for virtual machines.
Edit Port Group Settings in the VMware Host Client To enhance networking security and improve networking performance in the VMware Host Client, you can edit various port group settings, such as the port group name, VLAN ID, and virtual switch. You can also configure security, NIC teaming, and traffic shaping components.
Remove a Virtual Switch Port Group in the VMware Host Client You can remove port groups from virtual switches in case you no longer need the associated labeled networks.